Kalee Bacon is a Maryland Criminal Defense Attorney who zealously advocates for her clients, regardless of the criminal charges they are facing. Representing individuals in both district and circuit court matters, Ms. Bacon has experience handling an array of serious criminal cases including murder, attempted murder, gang-related offenses, child sexual abuse, sexual offenses and rape, armed robbery, assault, illegal possession of a firearm, possession of illicit substance(s), theft, and conspiracy offenses, among others. In addition to representing clients in serious felony cases, Ms. Bacon handles traffic matters, including driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) and related charges. Ms. Bacon is passionate about defending her clients both in and out of court and leaves no stone unturned to ensure that every client receives top-notch legal representation.
In addition to her work as a Criminal Defense Attorney, Ms. Bacon has experience representing clients in complex civil litigation, including business disputes, arbitration awards, and post-judgment proceedings. Although her primary practice is in the Maryland trial courts, Ms. Bacon has written numerous appellate briefs and argued a case on appeal before a three-judge panel in the Appellate Court of Maryland.
Perhaps what sets Ms. Bacon apart is her ability and willingness to listen to her clients and effectively negotiate on their behalf. Prior to becoming an attorney, Ms. Bacon was a mediator for eight years in Washington, DC. Trained in the art of communication and negotiation, Ms. Bacon settled numerous cases involving allegations of employment discrimination for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and Social Security Administration (SSA). Ms. Bacon also mediated misdemeanor criminal cases for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, and civilian complaints against DC Metropolitan Police Department officers for the DC Office of Police Complaints (OPC).
During Ms. Bacon’s law school career, she provided over 600 hours of legal clinic services to underprivileged populations in Washington DC through the General Practice and Legislation Clinics. In the General Practice Clinic, she represented a mother of three young children living in an uninhabitable apartment and assisted her with relocating to a habitable home. In the Legislation Clinic, Ms. Bacon partnered with a non-profit organization to draft legislation that would require DC government agencies to gather and track data related to gender in employment practices with the goal of reducing gender inequity in the workplace.
Ms.Bacon earned her J.D. from the University of the District of Columbia David A. Clarke School of Law, graduating cum laude. She earned her B.A. degree in political science from James Madison University.